David Kirkpatrick

September 18, 2008

Denied Communion for Endorsing Obama

Filed under: et.al., Politics — Tags: , , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 2:30 am

Ridiculous.

The christianist right wing is out of control.

From the link:

Doug Kmiec is a conservative Reagan administration official and leading pro-life legal scholar. Despite his strong anti-abortion views, he recently endorsed Barack Obama on the grounds that Obama cared more about the full range of “life” issues – including poverty and human rights – and because Kmiec believes that Obama’s “abortion reduction” agenda will have more impact on abortion in the short run than the traditional battles against Roe v. Wade.He was attacked by conservative Catholics and Republicans and was even denied communion from his church, a moment he describes here in an excerpt from his new book, Can a Catholic Support Him?:


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